Erin was born and raised in Southern Arizona. She was surrounded by animals throughout childhood which led to a lifelong love for all creatures. Erin spent several years working in health insurance before deciding to follow her passion for animal welfare by becoming a Veterinary Assistant. Erin completed the Veterinary Assistant program at Pima Medical Institute in the fall of 2019. She is currently working towards her associate's degree in Veterinary Technology through Penn Foster College. Erin shares her home with four dogs, a ball python, and her fiancé. When she has free time Erin enjoys reading, hiking, and playing video games.